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2014-07-24 12:25:54

Luxury Small Group, Private and Tailor-Made Custom Safaris KEENE, N.H., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Alexander+Roberts (formerly General Tours World Traveler) has announced the publication of a 68-page Africa safari catalog for 2015-2016. "We've been sharing Africa with our travelers for 40 years," notes company president Robert Drumm, "and with exponential growth over the past few years, it was time for us to expand our offerings and publish a catalog devoted to Africa."...

2014-07-23 08:23:26

DAYTON, N.J., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wed. July 30, 2014 at 9 AM - 1000s of items will be offered at a Live US Treasury Dept. Public Auction. This auction will feature vehicles such as BMW's, Porsche, Land Rover, Mercedes, Boats, Motorcycles, Steinway Piano, Artwork, Coins, Jewelry, Gold & Silver Bars, Novelty items, Toys, Electronics and more! http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140722/129550 Buyers will be able to choose from single item lots, as well as...

2014-07-18 08:23:23

RECOMMENDED COMBINATION OF SHIRE PLC AND ABBVIE INC. NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summary -- The Boards of AbbVie and Shire are pleased to announce that they have reached agreement on the terms of a recommended combination of Shire with AbbVie. -- Under the terms of the Merger, Shire Shareholders will be entitled to receive: for each Shire Share: £24.44 in cash and 0.8960 New AbbVie Shares -- The Merger terms represent:...

2014-07-17 20:21:21

LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global LED Lighting Industryhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2043301/Global-LED-Lighting-Industry.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for LED Light Bulbs in US$ Million by the following Applications: Residential, Architectural, Commercial, Outdoor, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and...

2014-07-10 23:08:52

Landing Finder maps the 10 closest General Aviation (GA) airports to any address in the United States and then provides driving directions from each airport to that address. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The makers of Day Flier (Day Flier, Inc.) are pleased to announce the release of LandingFinder.com, the first of its kind, free-to-use tool, which allows pilots to quickly find the closest airport to an unfamiliar destination. General Aviation pilots have access to thousands of...

2014-07-09 12:21:26

GEDERA, Israel, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TAT Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq:TATT), a leading provider of services and products to the commercial and military aerospace and ground defense industries, reports as follows: The Annual and Extraordinary General Meeting of the shareholders (the "Meeting") of TAT Technologies Ltd. (the "Company") was held on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Israel time, at the offices of Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co., Advocates, located...

2014-07-08 04:21:04

Execs are less inclined than the general population to see inequality as a major problem but more likely to feel increasing taxes on the very rich is the right thing to do NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent Harris Poll found a strong majority of Americans believing economic inequality in the U.S. today is a problem (79%), with over half believing more specifically that it's a major problem (54%). New findings further reveal that U.S. executives are even more likely than...

2014-07-08 04:20:53

LONDON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Proposed Acquisition of Base79 Limited Acquisition of Viral Management Limited Placing of 75 million new ordinary shares ("Ordinary Shares") at a price of 56 pence per share Notice of General Meeting Rightster Group plc ("Rightster" or the "Group" or the "Company") (AIM: RSTR), the cloud-based...

2014-07-07 23:07:07

Modelbuildings.org Features a Huge Selection of over 60 Downloadable Scale Buildings Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Modelbuildings.org, a website that features over five dozen downloadable model railroad buildings, has just announced that they are now offering a free giveaway of the popular little General Store model. Model railroads enthusiasts can visit the site at any time and quickly and easily download the realistic-looking little building that will look right at home in any...

2014-06-30 16:24:56

"COME SAIL AWAY" WITH STYX FRIANT, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STYX, one of the most beloved rock bands in the history of rock and roll, will bring their hit-filled show to Table Mountain Casino on July 29th for one spectacular summer evening performance. With more than 30 million records sold in North America alone, An Evening with Styx, will treat fans to a night of pure rock and roll classic hits including, "Come Sail Away," "Renegade," and "Lorelei."...

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Kings Canyon National Park
2013-03-19 12:16:00

Kings Canyon National Park is located in southern Sierra, Nevada. The park encompasses an area that was once General Grant National Park, which was established in 1890, in order to preserve a grove of giant sequoia trees. The area was known to European settlers in the mid-nineteenth century, but was not well-known until 1873, after John Muir visited and found the environment to be similar to Yosemite valley. Harold Ickes, a United States Secretary of Interior, supported the idea of...

2004-10-19 04:45:41

General Relativity -- General Relativity is the common name for the theory of gravitation published by Albert Einstein in 1915. According to general relativity the force of gravity is a manifestation of the local geometry of spacetime. Although the modern theory is due to Einstein, its origins go back to the axioms of Euclidean geometry and the many attempts over the centuries to prove Euclid's fifth postulate, that parallel lines remain always equidistant, culminating with the...

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Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'